The new collective agreement provides for substantial wage improvements for full-time and part-time workers, the abolition of wage brackets, the creation of new classifications of high-paying services, stricter leave and transfer provisions, new full-time work opportunities and sets for the first time a paid personal day for part-time workers. The new collective agreement covers more than 500 employees at four subway sites in Ontario. Members have ratified the agreement by 90%. TORONTO, July 19, 2019 / CNW/ – Metro grocery store employees have ratified a new collective agreement that results in significant increases, including wage increases and 45 additional full-time jobs. Typical contract with more than 500 employees: Unifor Unifor is the largest private sector union in Canada and represents 315,000 employees in all major economic sectors. The union stands up for all workers and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and aspires to progressive change for a better future. For more information, please contact Kathleen O`Keefe, Unifor Communications representative, at 416-896-3303 (cell). Stay up to date on what`s happening at Unifor and how the union is improving the lives of all workers in Canada. Unifor members of Local 414 have reached a preliminary agreement with Metro grocery stores. The new contract employs approximately 4,000 employees at 27 sites across Ontario.
Unifor Multi-City action against Loblaw Please show your support for these members by following, liking and commenting on the live press conference that will be broadcast by several picket lines today fb.com/UniforCanada at 2:30 p.m.m EST. You can also take action by serving the petition on unifor.org/customerschoice to send a message to Loblaw Co. and its president Galen Weston, which amounts to several billion euros. TORONTO – Metro grocery store employees have ratified a new collective agreement that is seeing significant increases, including wage increases and 45 additional full-time jobs. The current four-year collective agreement expires on July 13, 2019. Over the past few months, our union has held meetings throughout the GTA (and conducted an online survey) where members have been able to submit their ideas for improving working conditions in our stores.